Question about Panasonic PV-GS150 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Speaker volume I just picked up this 150 for a spare camera playback volume is very weak mic does not seem to pick up audio very well more then a foot away

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  • larthez Jul 22, 2008

    thank you, I was afraid of that.

    I need to find out the cost of replacement

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This camera is known to have a weak microphone. You are not the first person that I have seen on Fixya with this exact problem. I'm sorry to say that there is really nothing that can be adjusted on the camera to fix this. The camera is only meant to be used within 10 feet of the object being recorded for proper audio. A poor camera design. I would return it if you could. Let me know if you have any further questions otherwise try checking out reviews for it online and you will see the same thing that I have said.


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There is no real way of adjusting the micrphone sensitivity other than replacing the original on the camera or using an external.

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Jul 22, 2008

    You can check on line for replacement prices, but your best bet is a camera shop in your area.

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